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missed weapons class... my alarm clock, um, broke...
but, we had a video ukemi clinic. we had a straight line taped to the mat, and a video camera at one end. we would take about 8 rolls on the line as best we could, then watch the video, then fix our problems. i feel like it helped alot. i guess i'll find out in the next class.
finally got to the dojo, man, it was a long day at work.
practice was good, a few things dawned on me, with some help of a fellow student. we worked on Katate dori Ikkyo (i think, i'm trying to start remembering the names of technique).
and then, after class, good old EIA (exercise induced asthma) reared its head again. almost didn't make it up the stairs of my apartment. the doc always said "you'll grow out of it", well, here i am 21 and it still bothers me. guess i'll have to go see the doc and get an inhaler. cause its starting to cool down, and it gets worse in cold weather.
i was kinda out of it on monday. kinda spacey, not sure why, but i'm sure next week will be better.
i'm really looking forward to the seminar. kinda nervous. i'm still a newbie and still alittle unsure of myself, i'm used to the group of people i train with, at the seminar i'm gonna be training with alot of people i dont know. but i guess thats the beauty of it too, meeting alot of people who have a similar intrest as you.
my wife may actually come and see alittle bit of the seminar. i dont think it will intrest her at all, but when she finds a job she wants to get back into kickboxing.
well, saturday was ok. we went a little fast, and i haven't had time to learn much yet (weapons). but i'm sure with time i'll learn.
i had to leave early to take some placement tests for school. i'm transfering to another college here in town (blah blah, off topic).
this quater, i dont have any classes on monday nights (the only night i have to train). but at some point i will probably have to take a monday night class, which will suck. thats 3 months that i will not get to train empty hand at all. but i should still have saturdays for weapons. but thats not now, so i'm cool.
it's been a while since i posted an entry, but here goes.
ok, monday was a great class, i think my best so far. i really started to understand a few techiques. it really energized me, everytime i hit the mat i couldn't help getting back up with this huge, goofy grin on my face.
and yes, my front rolls still suck. must work on that, but my apt just isn't big enough. so the only place i have to practice is the dojo.